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Poll suggests fewer Mexicans want to immigrate to the US

by Ray Clancy on March 27, 2013

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Poll suggests fewer Mexicans want to immigrate to the US

As lawmakers in the United States ponder the shape and form of comprehensive immigration reform, a new poll shows that Mexicans are no more likely than US residents are to express a desire to leave their home country.

Mexico has been the largest source of US bound immigration over the past decade but only 11% say they would leave their homeland if given the opportunity, a decline of about half from 21% in 2007. Likewise, the 11% of Americans who would migrate has changed little over the past four years, the poll from Gallup reveals. [click to continue…]

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